e-News Monitor

Catch up on past issues of the e-News Monitor

Free business advice in Cessnock and Kurri Kurri this July

Free business advice in Cessnock and Kurri Kurri this July Free business advice is coming to support small business operators in our region over 16-17 July 2018.   The NSW Department of Industry Business Connect aims to support small businesses to startup, create jobs through growth, help established small to medium enterprises become sustainable and increase […]

New workshops to help tourism businesses

New workshops to help tourism businesses A new program of workshops has been announced by Destination NSW to help tourism businesses advance their product offering.   The NSW First Program is a Destination NSW initiative that assists NSW tourism businesses to develop, promote and sell their tourism products. The program includes face to face workshops […]

Council launch ‘Easy to do Business’ initiative

Council launch ‘Easy to do Business’ initiative Cessnock City Council has launched Service NSW ‘Easy to do Business’ initiative that will make it easier for those looking to open a small business or grow their existing business. Cessnock City Mayor, Councillor Bob Pynsent launched the Service NSW initiative alongside Parliamentary Secretary for the Hunter Scot […]

Get your BAS covered and your agent registered

Get your BAS covered and your agent registered Is your tax or BAS agent registered? Using an unregistered agent puts both you and your business at risk! If you use an agent to prepare or lodge your tax and/or business activity statements (BAS), make sure they are registered with the Tax Practitioners Board. Under the […]

From the Chambers June 2018

From the Chambers June 2018 We hear from some of the local chambers of commerce and their upcoming activities. Hear from Kurri Kurri Towns with Heart, Around Hermitage, Parish of Pokolbin and Wollombi Valley Chamber of Commerce…       Kurri Kurri Towns with Heart Tenders are now being sought for the Pit Horse Statue […]

The power of the social

The power of the social   If you’ve been thinking the term ‘capital’ just refers to your business funds, think again.   There is a new ‘capital’ making its way into the business world; ‘social capital’, and it’s driving big changes in business structure, performance and consumer perception.   In fact, 58% of Australians surveyed […]

NSW Export Capability Program

NSW Export Capability Program The NSW Government invites you to an introduction exporting workshop in Cessnock. This workshop aims to help aspiring and existing exporters in the wine sector.   The workshop will cover: Welcome by the NSW Government Tips for export planning in the wine sector by Export Council Australia Developing your pitch for […]

Resources for Regions results are in & Cessnock’s a winner! The NSW Government announced Cessnock City Council secured $3.5 million under the Resources for Regions funding program. Cessnock City Council was successful with two R4R Submissions: $2.1M for Cessnock CBD Regional Recreation Precinct Upgrade (Bridges Hill Playground) $1.4M for the Cessnock CBD Revitalisation, Town Square. […]

EOFY Bonuses

EOFY Bonuses – $20,000 Instant Asset Write-Off Research undertaken by Officeworks and H&R Block suggests up to two thirds of businesses are not utilising the advantage of the $20,000 Instant Asset Write-Off bonus. The deduction, which is primarily intended for physical assets which can include equipment, tools and electronics (such as computers and phones) and […]

Feeling Flexible?

Feeling Flexible? Can you offer flexible work arrangements to your employees? If the answer is ‘yes!’ you could be rewarded with more motivated and engaged employees. The desire for flexible work arrangements doesn’t just come from parents or carers. While these employees need flexibility to continue working full-time while meeting their care obligations, they are […]